Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passes away in Mumbai


Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passed away in a hospital in Mumbai on Thursday morning at the age of 67. He fought a long battle with cancer.

The actor underwent treatment in New York for cancer and returned to Mumbai a few months ago.

He is survived by his wife Neetu Kapoor, son Ranbir and daughter Riddhima.

Rishi was hospitalised on Wednesday morning after complaining that he was not feeling well.

According to reports, the 67-year-old actor was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. Wife Neetu Kapoor was at his side.

In 2018, Rishi Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer for the first time, following which the actor was in New York for nearly a year to undergo treatment. He returned to India in September 2019 after recovering.

Post return to India, his health has frequently been in focus. The actor was admitted to hospital in quick succession in February. Amid speculations about his health, he had been hospitalised in New Delhi in early February, while on a visit to New Delhi.

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